Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
 

Ingredients
  • 1 (32 oz.) bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 (3 oz.)bag bacon pieces
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup milk
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Instructions
  1. Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.Layer half of the frozen tater tots on the bottom of the slow cooker.Sprinkle with ⅓ of the bacon pieces. Now top with ⅓ of the shredded cheese.
  2. Add diced chicken on top. Season with salt & pepper. Now add ⅓ of the bacon pieces and another ⅓ of shredded cheese.
  3. Put the rest of the frozen tater tots on top.
  4. Finish with the remaining ⅓ cheddar cheese and remaining ⅓ of bacon pieces.
  5. Pour ¾ cup milk all over the top.Cover and cook on low about 4-6 hours. Please note: Some slow cookers run at different temperatures. If you are using an older slow cooker (older than about 6 years old), your cooking time may take longer. Newer models run a bit hotter so keep an eye on this around the 4 hour mark. You want to make sure the chicken is cooked thoroughly (to 165F degrees). Serve with your favorite veggies and a fresh, green salad.
  6. Cook’s Note: This recipe is designed for a slow cooker.
  7. If you’re only option is to make this in an oven, then you will need to partially thaw the tater tots first.
  8. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  9. Then layer ingredients into baking dish. Cover and bake at 350F degrees for about an hour to an hour and a half.